7 Assisted Living Facilities near Buckhead, GA

1 Assisted Living Facility in Buckhead, GA

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The Oconee House Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
126 Parks Mill Rd, Buckhead, GA 30625
"Oconee House has wonderful staff! Their food is amazing. They are very friendly and accomindating to all their residents. They have many activities for their residents. " More

6 Assisted Living Facilities near Buckhead, GA

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Harbor at Harmony Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
923 Harmony Road, Eatonton, GA 31024
"Harbor at Harmony Crossing was nice and new, but it was a little more expensive than the others because it's more geared for memory care and assisted living. It's a little smaller and a little more..." More

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The Glen at Lake Oconee Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1070 Old Salem Road & Linger Longer Road, Green...
"We loved The Glen at Lake Oconee Village and the people are unbelievable. It is a lovely, brand new, and extraordinarily well-maintained facility, but the most impressive thing about it is the..." More

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Savannah Court of Lake Oconee

Provides: Assisted Living
1061 Willow Run Road, Greensboro, GA 30642
"My in-laws have moved into Savannah Court of Lake Oconee. So far, they've been great. I have no complaints. It's clean. The staff is friendly, proficient, and efficient, follow up, and have been..." More

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Madison House Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
167 W. Jefferson Street, Madison, GA 30650
"This facility is amazing , feels like home. The home is located in the heart of historical downtown Madison, Georgia. Not only is the facility itself beautiful, but the staff and the owners are..." More

Jackson Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1220 Pool Ave, Greensboro, GA 30642

Park Place Personal Care Home #3

Provides: Assisted Living
1220 Pool Road, Lot#19, Greensboro, GA 30642

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Buckhead

    A small city with a big feel and close proximity to downtown Atlanta, Buckhead is ideal for seniors who enjoy living close to shopping and activities. To accommodate seniors who need help with daily grooming, housekeeping and medication administration, there is one assisted living facility in Buckhead and seven in nearby cities like Greensboro, Eatonton and Madison. These facilities are regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health. These facilities include assisted living communities, which have 25 or more seniors, or personal care homes, which have two or more residents.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Buckhead

    • Seniors on a budget may have a difficult time managing money in Buckhead. Based on a national and state overage of 100, the cost of living in Buckhead is 122.3.
    • Summers in Buckhead are hot and humid, and winters are short and cold. Average summer highs are around 91 degrees, while winter lows are around 33. The city rarely gets any snow, which is perfect for seniors who prefer warmer weather.
    • Buckhead is 92 percent safer than most cities in the state of Georgia. Seniors have a one in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime. For those who enjoy exploring the city, it's best to go in pairs or with a group.
    • The Buckhead area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Piedmont Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Uber and Lyft provide transportation for seniors in Buckhead who need rides to and from medical appointments, for shopping and other errands at discount prices. 
    • Buckhead has an array of community resources for seniors, including Meals on Wheels, an organization that provides meals for seniors at home, and it has at least two senior centers.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Buckhead

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Georgia

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,995.00 Watkinsville
    $3,590.00 Athens
    $3,575.00 Greensboro
    $2,599.00 Monroe
    $2,019.00 Covington
    $1,900.00 Madison
    $1,800.00 Buckhead

    Assisted Living costs in Buckhead start around $1,800 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Buckhead and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Buckhead

    Seniors who require assistance paying for an assisted living community or personal care home may be eligible for two separate state waivers. The Community Care Services Program (CCSP) is available for Medicaid-eligible seniors who require personal care services and are over the age of 60. The Georgia SOURCE waiver is for individuals 65 or older who require regular nursing care. 

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Georgia page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Buckhead

    Buckhead and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Buckhead, please visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Buckhead

    Buckhead-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Georgia are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page for more information about these laws.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Buckhead

    • Review of The Oconee House Senior Living

      The rooms in Oconee House are a bit small, and residents have to share bathrooms, so we didn't like that. They have a door that leads to a back porch or deck, but they told us they didn't want anyo... Read more

      Lea
    • Review of The Oconee House Senior Living

      Oconee House has wonderful staff! Their food is amazing. They are very friendly and accomindating to all their residents. They have many activities for their residents. Read more

      Ollie12
    • Review of The Oconee House Senior Living

      My brother lives in Oconee House Senior Living. I notice that the staff is friendly and caring. Their food was prepared very well. My brother's room is adequate. It is not really big but he has a b... Read more

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